University of Alberta, Edmonton;
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Objectives: To assess the feasibility of sentinel lymph node (SLN) localization and to determine the predictive value of sentinel node biopsy for occult neck metastases in the previously operated-on or irradiated patient with N0 squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the oral cavity or oropharynx.
Design: Case series.
Hart RD, Nasser JG, Henry E, Trites J, Taylor SM, Bullock M, Barnes D. S046 Sentinel Node Biopsy in N0 SCC of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx in the Previously Operated-on or Irradiated Patient. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):848-849. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.848-c